Little, No. 13 North Carolina hold off Notre Dame

Little, No. 13 North Carolina hold off Notre Dame
North Carolina's Nassir Little (5) celebrates a basket while running up the court with Cameron Johnson (13) during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in Chapel Hill, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. North Carolina won 75-69. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) (Gerry Broome)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Nassir Little scored all 11 of his points in the final 11 minutes, and No. 13 North Carolina beat Notre Dame 75-69 on Tuesday night.

Coby White had 17 points while Luke Maye added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Cameron Johnson finished with 11 points for the Tar Heels (13-4, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). UNC used a late 12-1 run to bounce back from its most lopsided home loss under Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams.

Prentiss Hubb scored 18 points, John Mooney had 16 points and 19 rebounds, and D.J. Harvey added 15 points for the Fighting Irish (11-6, 1-3). Hubb put Notre Dame up 58-57 with a layup with just under seven minutes remaining, but the Irish missed their next six shots while North Carolina took control.

White started the key run with a 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down with 6½ minutes to play, and Little, a freshman, ended it with a twisting layup on the break that gave the Tar Heels their first double-figure lead, 69-59, with less than 90 seconds left.

The Irish didn't get closer than seven until Hubb's 3 with 4.7 seconds left made it 73-69.

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